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Community Rx mulls next steps in ESI-Medco lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit seeking to block the merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.

New age dawns for pharmacy

These are tumultuous times for the country’s health care and political systems, conditions that raise the stakes for retail pharmacy and impel the industry to take a more proactive stance in shaping its own destiny. Speakers at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Pharmacy & Technology Conference here acknowledged the challenge and said that members of the profession are meeting it head on.

Milestone reached by Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group has debuted its 400th store, located on Saint-Laurent Blvd. in Montreal’s Crémazie section.

Walgreens rolls out EHR system

Walgreen Co. is deploying Greenway Medical Technologies Inc.’s enhanced electronic health record (EHR) platform to more closely integrate its health care services.

McKesson’s Tyler gets bigger role

Fifteen-year McKesson Corp. veteran Brian Tyler has been named the company’s executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development.

Navarro launches central-fill Rx center

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has opened a fulfillment center for prescription medications under the name Navarro Health Services.

Thrifty White helps make adherence easier

Thrifty White Pharmacy has introduced the Rx Timer Cap to improve medication adherence.

Supervalu shakes up exec ranks

A month after naming a new chief executive officer and amid reports it is seeking a buyer, Supervalu Inc. has revamped its management team.

IMS’ Long receives Pratt Award

IMS Health’s Doug Long was given the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Harold W. Pratt Award at this year’s NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference.

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